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National Summary


Mostly cloudy overnight, with patches of rain and drizzle. Hill and coastal fog also, mainly in the southern half of the country. Mainly dry conditions, with some clear spells, will extend gradually from the north into parts of Ulster, Connacht and north Leinster by morning. Minimum temperatures 8 to 12 Celsius, in light to moderate westerly breezes.


Sunday morning will be mostly cloudy in the southern half of the country, with patches of rain and drizzle, but it will become dry in most parts during the day, with bright or sunny spells developing and just a few isolated showers, mainly along north and northwest coasts. Parts of the southwest coast may stay cloudy and misty. Winds will be light to moderate, westerly, gradually slackening. Maximum temperatures 15 to 19 Celsius, highest in eastern and southeastern coastal areas.


Headline: Very unsettled for the rest of the week, with occasional showers, or longer spells of rain. Temperatures ,overall, a little below normal. Becoming windy after midweek. Monday night: Rain will be widespread, with some very heavy falls in places., though it will ease in west and szouthwest coastal counties later. Min. 9 to 13 Celsius, in mostly light southesterly breezes.Tuesday: Heavy rain in many areas in the morning, especially in the eastern half of the country. Drier conditions will develop over much of west Munster and Connacht early on, with just scattered showers, spreading eastwards to other areas during the day, some of the showers will be heavy and rain will linger in some eastern areas. Quite warm and humid, with maximum temperatures of 16 to 20 Celsis, warmest in the midwest and west. Inds mostly moderate southeasterly.Wednesday: Rain will move across the country from the west, turning heavy in placesd, but parts of the southwest will be drier, with just a few showers. Max. 14 to 18 Celsius, in moderate winds, between northeast and northwest in direction.Thursday: Much cooler, with max. temperatures of just 13 to 15 Celsius and very windy also, in fresh and gusty north to northwest winds. There will be some bright or sunny spells, especially in the east, but showers also, with longer spells of rain in Atlantic coatal counties.Friday: Still very cool and windy, with a mixture of sunny spells and showers. Max. 13 to 16 Celsius, in fresh to strong northwesterly winds.Next weekend: Early indications are that it will remain changeablw and unsettled, with rain at times, but dry spells also and with a slight improvement in temperatures.

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Coastal Reports

Malin Head Automatic

West, 17 Knots, Cloudy, 14 Miles, 1009, Steady

Dublin Airport

West, 12 Knots, Gust 25 Knots, Cloudy, 16 Miles, 1012, Rising slowly

Buoy M5 51° 41'N 6° 42'W

West, 19 Knots, Wave ht: 1.6 m, The visibility at Tuskar is greater than 10 Miles, 1013, Rising slowly

Roches Point Automatic

Southwest, 12 Knots, Cloudy, 21 Miles, 1014, Rising slowly

Sherkin Island Automatic

Southwest, 13 Knots, Mist, 0.8 Miles, 1015, Steady

Valentia Automatic

West-Southwest, 11 Knots, Mist, 1.9 Miles, 1014, Falling slowly

Mace Head Automatic

South, 4 Knots, Mod drizzle, 0.8 Miles, 1011, Falling slowly

Belmullet Automatic

West, 5 Knots, Mist, 3 Miles, 1010, Steady

Buoy M2 53° 29'N, 5° 26'W

Wind Direction Not available, Wind Speed Not available Knots, Wave ht:0.9 m, 1011, Rising slowly

Buoy M3 51° 13'N, 10° 33'W

West-Southwest, 17 Knots, Wave ht: 2.2 m, 1015, Steady

Buoy M4 55° 0'N 10° 0'W

West-Northwest, 11 Knots, Wave height not available, 1010, Rising slowly

Buoy M6 53° 4'N 15° 56'W

North-Northwest, 10 Knots, Wave ht: 2.0 m, 1013, Rising

Sea Area Forecast

Sea Area Forecast untill 0500 Tuesday 20 June 2017 Issued at 0500 Monday 19 June 2017

Meteorological Situation at 0300: An anticyclone of 1024hPa extends across Britain and Ireland as a weak cold front remains slow-moving off the Donegal coast.

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Fair Head to Carnsore Point to Valentia and the Irish Sea

Wind: East or variable force 2 to 4, becoming northerly this evening and tonight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Forecast for Irish coastal waters from Valentia to Rossan Point to Fair Head

Wind: Northerly force 2 to 4, becoming north to northeast force 4 to 5 later today and overnight.

Weather: Fair

Visibility: Good

Outlook for a further 24 hours until 0500 Wednesday 21 June 2017: Moderate to fresh east to northeast winds during Tuesday.